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Educator Essentials: Learners as Pharmacy Extenders


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In this podcast episode, Dr. Bryan Hayes, Director for the PGY-2 Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Residency Program at Massachusetts General Hospital discusses his recent publication “Improving Burnout Through Reducing Administrative Burden: a Pilot of Pharmacy-Driven Medication Histories on a Hospital Medicine Service” and reviews ways that student and resident learners can be utilized as pharmacy extenders of care.


Bryan HayesDr. Bryan Hayes is an Emergency Medicine Pharmacist and Clinical Toxicologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Assistant Professor of EM at Harvard Medical School. He serves as the Program Director of the PGY-2 EM Residency and is a Clinical Pharmacy Manager of EM, Pediatric, and Overnight Services.

Gina LuchenGina Luchen, Pharm.D. serves as the Director of Academic Programs at ASHP. In this role, Dr. Luchen leads the development and implementation of programs and initiatives related to student pharmacists, schools and colleges of pharmacy, and pharmacy educators. She serves as staff liaison to the Pharmacy Student Forum and Section of Pharmacy Educators. Prior to this role, Dr. Luchen served as an ASHP Executive Fellow in Association Leadership and Management at ASHP. She received her Bachelor’s in Pharmaceutical Studies and Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy. Following her studies, she completed a PGY1 Community-Based Residency at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy in conjunction with Balls Food Stores in Olathe, KS.

The information presented during the podcast reflects solely the opinions of the presenter. The information and materials are not, and are not intended as, a comprehensive source of drug information on this topic. The contents of the podcast have not been reviewed by ASHP, and should neither be interpreted as the official policies of ASHP, nor an endorsement of any product(s), nor should they be considered as a substitute for the professional judgment of the pharmacist or physician.
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